manipulate

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manipulate /məˈnɪpjəˌleɪt/ verb
manipulates; manipulated; manipulating
manipulate
/məˈnɪpjəˌleɪt/
verb
manipulates; manipulated; manipulating
Learner's definition of MANIPULATE
[+ object]
: to move or control (something) with your hands or by using a machine
medical : to move (muscles and bones) with your hands as a form of treatment
: to use or change (numbers, information, etc.) in a skillful way or for a particular purpose
usually disapproving
: to deal with or control (someone or something) in a clever and usually unfair or selfish way
: to change (something) in an unfair or selfish way

— manipulation

/məˌnɪpjəˈleɪʃən/ noun, plural manipulations
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